An Executive Assistant earns an average salary of C$52,154 per year.

C$37,808 - C$68,335
(Median)
C$38K
C$52K
C$68K
MEDIAN: C$52,153
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C$14.75 - C$29.60
(Median)
C$15
C$20
C$30
MEDIAN: C$20
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$24KC$48KC$72K
Salary
C$37,808 - C$68,335  
   
Bonus
C$512 - C$8,885  
Profit Sharing
C$450.00 - C$7,513  
Commission
C$5,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$36,268 - C$69,275  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,797
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$16C$32C$48
Hourly Rate
C$14.75 - C$29.60  
   
Overtime
C$15.23 - C$46.80  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Bonus
C$512 - C$8,885  
   
Commission
C$5,000  
Profit Sharing
C$450.00 - C$7,513  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$36,268 - C$69,275  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 557
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$51,548

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What is it like working as an Executive Assistant?

Executive Assistant in Mississauga:
"Corporate Culture."
Pros: My managers and bosses are very accommodating. They are up-beat and don't spend much time focusing on an error, they focus on how we can fix the error. They lift the employees up instead of tear them down.
Cons: We are a small company and are, at times, over-worked. The office atmosphere can get a little gloomy and depressing at times.

Executive Assistant in Toronto:
"Great."
Pros: Being challenged on a day to day. The fast pace work environment. Calendaring and arranging travel. Being relied upon and being able to support a great executive team.
Cons: When many high priority tasks come in at once, it can be difficult to manage and/or stressful.

Executive Assistant in Ottawa:
"Work-Life Balance."
Pros: I like the flexibility that may job allows as well as how my company's values and complement many of my own.
Cons: It can be challenging to hold a position that requires the constant shifting of priorities.

Executive Assistant in Toronto:
"Do What You Do"
Pros: This job is perfect for growth. I am given a lot of responsibility and leeway. I have the opportunity to research new things and the experience is invaluable.
Cons: The job can be very boring, and the office isn't great. But it's great to have a job, and everyone has to start at the bottom.

What is it like working as an Executive Assistant at Investors Financial?

Executive Assistant in Whitby:
"Great Position."
Pros: There is a lot a flexibility in my work. I am involved in many aspects of the office. I am privy to management issues and corporate initiatives before the general office. I am involved with the entire management team of our office on a regular basis. Involved in making some decisions due to my tenure and experience.
Cons: No much recognition, I feel I am underpaid and no raise in the last 6 years.

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Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries




National Average
C$52,000


Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries



Travel Planning
up arrow 4%

Corporate Communications
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Event Planning
up arrow 1%

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Organizing
up arrow 1%

Office Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
C$52,000

Administration
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
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Accounting
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 524 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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